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August 2, 2000

Project of the Month: A heart of blue

  • The Ocean Sciences Building has the soul of the ocean depths and the right settings for human interaction
    Special to the Journal

    Ocean-going robotic instruments developed at the University of Washington are taking over the lobby of the Ocean Sciences building.

    It’s been a year since the Ocean Sciences Building became the one center for oceanography research at the University of Washington. And while the occupants have long since settled into their light-filled offices, they are now beginning to claim the public areas as their own as well. In a lobby surrounded by an undulating, two-story glass wall, a collection of retired robotic vehicles and meters have taken on a new life, floating together in suspended conversation.

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